Statement By Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns Regarding The Resignation Of Dr. Joseph Jen As Undersecretary For Research, Education And Economics
"It is with sincere regret that I have accepted on behalf of President Bush the resignation of Dr. Joseph Jen as Undersecretary for Research, Education, and Economics. Dr. Jen has demonstrated tremendous dedication during his tenure with USDA.
"Dr. Jen has been instrumental in the effort to increase recognition of the importance of agricultural science and technology. His hard work and vision have led USDA to many great accomplishments in the areas of research and education. I appreciate that Dr. Jen has agreed to remain in his position until a successor is appointed and I certainly wish him all the best in his future endeavors."